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Matt Renwick

Reading with Discernment - School in the Cloud - 35 views

  • It’s quite remarkable what children will achieve when adults have confidence in them.
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    "It's quite remarkable what children will achieve when adults have confidence in them."
Tony Bollino

How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read | WIRED - 44 views

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      Yep!  The kids do this at home.
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    Article with some research on the benefits of reading and minecraft.  Students seek information at higher reading levels to learn minecraft.
Penny Roberts

Reading Australia - Home - 17 views

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    Copyright agency resources pages for Australian schools.
C CC

Session 234 - Literacy Subject Special - 2 views

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    Summary and Storify from #UKEdChat Literacy Subject Special
Matt Renwick

New 'Toys' for Your Students' Publishing Toolbox - 63 views

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    Tackk,PowToon for Education and Smore
Michael Del Muro

http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/adler.html - 26 views

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    Article: "How to Mark a Book"

    This article explains the importance of marking up a book in order to take ownership of it.
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    Also, this helps counter the idea of marking text just to mark it or close reading just to say you read it closely. Note-taking and close reading require reading purposefully.
Matt Renwick

How and How Not to Prepare Students for the New Tests - Shanahan - 2014 - The Reading T... - 50 views

  • read extensively within instruction
  • read increasing amounts of text without guidance or support.
  • rich in content and sufficiently challenging
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  • explain their answers and provide text evidence
  • writing about text, not just in replying to multiple-choice questions.
Matt Renwick

Common Core Reading: Difficult, Dahl, Repeat : NPR Ed : NPR - 42 views

  • Ms. Wertheimer warms them up with a text-dependent question: "Are all of these native peoples nomadic?"
    • Matt Renwick
       
      "Warms them up" - That is not the descriptor I would use for that question.
  • "On page 6, paragraph 2," he says, "the first sentence: 'The Haida and Tlingit of the Northwest built permanent wooden homes called longhouses.' "
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      How is this any different than the outdate practice of call and answer?
  • seems to engage the kids
    • Matt Renwick
       
      Because the hands shot up?
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  • tiring work for the kids
    • Matt Renwick
       
      Why is it tiring? Shouldn't it be invigorating?
  • dives into the packet
    • Matt Renwick
       
      An oxymoron if I every saw one.
  • kids here have leveled libraries
  • It's a way of labeling books based on the skill needed to read them.
    • Matt Renwick
       
      Or a way of labeling students, at least indirectly.
  • counterbalance to the tough stuff
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      Kids will challenge themselves, when the text invites learners to challenge it. The requires provocative reading.
  • seems to engage the kids
  • d. Or, to
C CC

Session 227: How to get Children Reading for Pleasure | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #... - 35 views

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    A list of books curated by teachers which have helped get children into reading books for pleasure
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